On 6 January, a Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 (TC-JVI) operated flight TK442 from Lviv, Ukraine to Istanbul, Turkey. While back-tracking for departure from runway 31 at Lviv Airport, however, the aircraft suffered a runway excursion. Eurocontrol reported an airport closure until 14:00 (UTC), no injuries have been reported among the 59 passengers and 6 crew members, who safely disembarked the aircraft via mobile stairs and were taken to the terminal building.
Shortly after the mishap, pictures appeared on social media. © Valery Stoyan
La bord se aflau 59 de pasageri și 6 membri ai echipajului însă nimeni nu a fost rănit. Aeronava nu a suferit avarii. #TK442
— BoardingPass (@boardingpassro) January 6, 2019
Lviv Airport, Ukraine: incident with Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 TC-JVI, operating #TK442 to Istanbul. The aircraft has blocked the runway. No injuries. pic.twitter.com/uBE522qTFa https://t.co/CnyVLppNnM
— Thomas Mutschler (@ThomasMutschler) January 6, 2019